G. S. MELVIN
The versatile Comedian
THE B.B.C. THEATRE ORCHESTRA, under the direction of S. KNEALE KELLEY , will play during the programme
TOMMY HANDLEY first broadcast in January.
1926, since when he has appeared at the microphone on nearly three hundred occasions, including his last appearance as one of the rather obstreperous ' guests ' in Colombo's Hungarian programme. At one time he was worked almost too hard by the B.B.C.'; nowadays his appearances are less frequent, though none the less welcome. Lily Morris , after her first broadcast in the recent Mimic Hall, has quickly established herself as a radio star. They used to say her high-spirited methods would be too breezy for the mike-but they plainly aren't !
John Tilley , who was until lately a business' man. sprang to fame overnight with his appearance in Revudeville at the Windmill Theatre. Now his name appears regularly on the bills of the big music halls. Listeners heard him lately in the revue Around the Town. His microphone manner is vaguely suggestive of A. J. Alan. inconsequent rambling patter is absurdly funny. John Tilley is a real' find ' for broadcasting.
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